Marvel owns the sceen, but DC owns the comics
Sep10

Marvel owns the sceen, but DC owns the comics

Story by Brian Beltran: While the current climate in the world of cinema is oversaturated by comic book films and star studded casts, casual and dedicated moviegoers alike can agree that the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) reigns supreme. But who cares? While their main competitor, DC Comics, lingers in the shadows of Marvel’s immense success on the silver screen, many dedicated fans continue to support DC’s print and television...

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There is no competing with Marvel’s storytelling
Sep10

There is no competing with Marvel’s storytelling

For years, hardcore fans have argued over one seemingly simple topic: which franchise is better, Marvel or DC? The answer is simple: it’s Marvel. Marvel started in the late 1930s. The first Marvel superhero to become universally known was Captain America, who was first seen in Captain America Comics #1, published in March 1941, in the middle of World War II. Captain America remained as the most popular comic book character during the...

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Frat hazing is a dangerous college tradition
Sep10

Frat hazing is a dangerous college tradition

Story by: Ashley Romero The dangerous underground of college fraternities unleashes the fatal consequences of an untamed male hierarchy. Whether you or someone you know has been a part of greek life, it is impossible to run from the ominous call of the fraternities’ dark doors. Fraternities have been associated with hazing for several decades, making its shocking appearance on various media platforms. However, the consequences these...

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We are watching our Palomar community corrode into tribalism
Sep10

We are watching our Palomar community corrode into tribalism

Paranoia and distrust has begun running rampant at Palomar in recent months, and it is corroding the foundation of our college community. Palomar’s “Better Together” theme is a notion that’s been endorsed by various groups on campus as a way to describe the college’s atmosphere and culture as one of unity and togetherness. Now, however, that theme increasingly seems more like a facade. A pound and a half of makeup to cover divisions...

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Spotify: superior streaming service
May20

Spotify: superior streaming service

As technology progresses, so does accessibility. For decades, music was only accessible through mediums like vinyl, cassette tapes, CDs, and digital downloads. Now, we see the rise of streaming services. With the decline in music sales in both digital (through services like iTunes) as well as physical (namely CDs), who is to blame? Services like Spotify and Apple Music are becoming more and more popular, and many people debate between...

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Graffiti: destruction of public property or art
May19

Graffiti: destruction of public property or art

  Graffiti is a crime against communities and small businesses.   For the working “mom and pop” businesses, graffiti hurts their property value, drives away business in the surrounding communities thus causing stagnate communities and businesses. Graffiti shows the inhumane and barbaric way we treat our community, the way we treat our parks, schools and vehicle is pure savagery. But graffiti to be treated as “street art” is a...

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